Posts Tagged ‘Sourcing’

Keyword Combinations with Maxhire’s Search Results Matrix

May 13th, 2009 by Livingston 0

With all the news today surrounding Google’s new product launches (Google Squared, Google Options and Sky Map for Android), it reminded me of a very interesting search feature from the Maxhire product suite.
Like most Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), Maxhire was loaded with bells and whistles, and at times these options cluttered the most basic and [...]

Sourcing Skill Sets with State Statistics

December 2nd, 2008 by Livingston 0

There was recently a post on the Alley Insider referencing State Stats, a site that compares keyword search tendencies by state.  AI explores current keywords in the digital space including ‘facebook’, ‘Mark Zuckerburg’, ‘Jerry Yang’, ‘Iphone’, etc.  State Stats compares the relative-rate of search queries across the US, and users can examine the correlation of [...]

Twitter Search Operators

December 1st, 2008 by Livingston 0

By now you’ve probably heard of Twitter and may even be addicted to tweeting.  I’ve been casually using it and following some friends and industry folks, but have not yet successfully used it as a sourcing tool, and am itching to do so.
There are some posts and even resources that explain the Boolean logic and [...]

LinkedIn Corporate (Sourcing) Solution

November 25th, 2008 by Livingston 0

I’ve been tinkering with LinkedIn’s corporate solution for the past 6-7 months and can easily say that the ability to search the (entire) rapidly growing LI population warrants the purchase of a single seat.  The free account only lets members search and view up to 3 degrees of the LI population, and growing one’s network [...]

Corporate Recruiting and Cost Per Hire (CPH?)

November 21st, 2008 by Livingston 0

If you had $1000 to spend on a particular job, what would you do?  Would you source? Would you post?  Where do you begin?
Now think about a $500, $250 or $50 per job allowance, where do you start now?
The recruiting process should not depend on the amount of money in your budget.  Many times, recruiters [...]

Craigslist Sourcing

November 17th, 2008 by Livingston 0

Many think of Craigslist as a great cheap place to post jobs, but forget there are also thousands of resumes from which to source.
New York City resumes, Albany resumes, Long Island Resumes, etc, all have their own resume micro site.  While they are each a great pool for potential talent, it can be a challenge [...]